(updated 1/31/16)

Court of Honor - Tue, Feb 2, 6:30p.

P-55 Pinewood Derby - Sat, Feb 6, SJD gym.  Den chiefs assist with the race.

Scouting for Food - Sat, Feb 6, service project, collect food contributions.

Scout Sunday - Sun, Feb 7, 11:00a, SJD main sanctuary.  Arrive by 10:35a for group photo on steps in front of church.

Troop Meeting - Tue, Feb 9, 7:00p, Scout Room.  FCT at 6:30p.

Troop Committee Meeting - Thu, Feb 11, 6:00p, SJD Rm 208.

University of Scouting - Sat, Feb 13, 8:00a-4:00p.  Click here for details.

Troop Meeting - Tue, Feb 16, 7:00p, Scout Room.  FCT at 6:30p.

Troop Campout - Fri-Sun, Feb 19-21.  The campout will be held at Double Lake, which is north of Houston and near Coldspring. 

Troop Meeting - Tue, Feb 23, 7:00p, Scout Room.  FCT at 6:30p.

Adult training - SM/ASM Specific course - Sat, Feb 27.  Link for additional info.

Swim Test & FCT - Sun, Feb 28, 3:00p-5:00p, Bellaire Pool. 

PLC Meeting - Sun, Feb 28, Scout Room.

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At the Court of Honor on Tuesday, Dec 8, Troop 55 presented rank advancements and merit badges earned in the prior month.  In addition, James Bay and David Dahlberg received the Eagle Scout rank. 
 
If you earned a merit badge or new rank and did not receive your award at the Court of Honor, please see Mrs. Barnes at one of the upcoming Troop Meetings.

The next Court of Honor will be on Tuesday, Feb 2 at 6:30p.

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Merit Badge News

Counselors Wanted: If you are interested in being a Counselor for any of the Merit Badges, please contact Merit Badge Coordinators Monica Betz or Tevia McLaren via email or stop by the sign-up table on a Tuesday evening.

Did you know the Troop has a recommended sequence for Scouts to take merit badge courses? Take a look the Troop Handbook on the Troop website, to see what history has taught us about age-appropriate merit badges.

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Volunteers

We need YOU!   In a Troop our size, the "official" adult leaders can’t possibly do it all.  We have both "outdoor" and "indoor" jobs for adult.  We’re friendly and supportive, we’ll train you, and you’ll have a great time.  Experience shows that, the more involved a Scout's parent is in the Troop’s adult leadership, the more likely the Scout is to remain in Scouting and someday earn the rank of Eagle Scout.

To volunteer or discuss how you can assist the troop, please contact Suanne Bouvier, our Scout Parent Coordinator, or stop by the sign-up table on Tuesday evening.  Also, you can volunteer by completing the form at this link.  This form gives descriptions of various roles.

 

Welcome to our new scouts!

Summer Camp Registration
Information about T-55's summer camps for 2016 is now available.  For info and to register, click this registration link.  There is additional info about summer camps at this link.  Registrations are now being accepted for two of the merit badge camps (Lost Pines and Morrison), and registration will open for the other camps in late January.

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FCT Advancement Sessions
All FCT session are held at SJD unless otherwise stated.

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training

Youth Training:
NYLT, Jun 5-10 & 12-17   ►   Link

Adult Training:
Fast Start, online course   ►   Link
This is Scouting, online   ►   Link
Youth Protection, online   ►   Link
SM/ASM Specific, Feb 27   ►   Link
Outdoor Skills, Apr 30 - May 1 ► Link

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Need to add or remove your email to/from the mailing list? To make changes, please provide the updated info to Tara Henke at registrar@troop55.org or 713-557-4044.